Welcome to Phillips Consulting Limited.
We are a leading business management consulting practice serving clients across Africa. We work in all major sectors of the economy and levels of government engaging highly trained and sector-experienced consultants. PCL is a wholly owned Nigerian firm with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Johannesburg. Established in 1992...
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At least 8 years’ professional experience in agribusiness market systems, agro processing and supply chain management, food safety, preservation and storage, agriculture, and/or fortification including deep private sector experience, including in a manufacturing setting, preferred
Undergraduate degree in in Business, Management, Agriculture, Food Sciences, Nutrition, Food Engineering, or Food technology, Agricultural Economics, or related disciples
Master’s degree in, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural mechanization, Business, Management, Finance or related disciplines
Deep understanding of the agro-processing sector, with knowledge of relevant topics, such as: food production and processing, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), worker safety, finance for growing businesses, and food systems value chain development
Firm knowledge and experience of Quality management systems certification such as ISO
Experience setting up agro processing businesses
Proven track record in providing technical and/or business solutions to agro-processors, with experience implementing or advising on smallholder sourcing models
Excellent understanding of value chain analysis, development and Good Agricultural Practices
Strong project management, construction coordination and analytical skills preferred
Proven track record in planning, implementing, and promoting farm mechanization projects, plans or programs
Strong team leader with proven field operations management experience
Strong administrative and organization skills, commitment, attention to detail and strong forward planning skills
Hands on approach to work, with the ability to deliver on deadlines in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment, with minimal or no supervision